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Abbreviations and acronyms

AASB
Australian Accounting Standards Board
ABS
Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACCC
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
ADB
Asian Development Bank
ANAO
Australian National Audit Office
ANZSOG
Australian and New Zealand School of Government
AOFM
Australian Office of Financial Management
APEC
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
APRA
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
APS
Australian Public Service
APSC
Australian Public Service Commission
ARPC
Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation
ASEAN
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ASIC
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
ATO
Australian Taxation Office
AUASB
Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
AusAID
Australian Agency for International Development
CBA
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
CBOSC
Commonwealth Bank Officers’ Superannuation Corporation
CGS
Commonwealth Government Securities
CGT
Capital gains tax
COAG
Council of Australian Governments
CRF
Consolidated Revenue Fund
CSS
Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme
DEEWR
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
EBRD
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
EL
Executive level
FBT
Fringe benefits tax
FCS
Financial clams scheme
FMA Act
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
FMG
Fortescue Metals Group
FMO
Finance Minister’s Orders
FOI
Freedom of information
FSB
Financial Stability Board
GRA
General revenue assistance
GST
Goods and services tax
HCS
HIH Claims Support
HLIC
Housing Loans Insurance Corporation
IBRD
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
IFC
International Finance Corporation
IFRS
International Financial Reporting Standards
IMF
International Monetary Fund
IMR
Investment Manager Regime
IT
Information technology
KPMG
Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler
MIGA
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
MINCO
Ministerial Council for Corporations
MYEFO
MidYear Economic and Fiscal Outlook
NAIDOC
National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee
NDRRA
Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements
NP
National Partnerships
NRAS
National Rental Affordability Scheme
OECD
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OPA
Official Public Account
PBO
Parliamentary Budget Office
PBS
Portfolio Budget Statements
PEFO
Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook
PNG
Papua New Guinea
PRGF
Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility
PRINCE2
Projects in Controlled Environments
PSS
Public Sector Superannuation Scheme
PSSap
Public Sector Superannuation accumulation plan
PTG
Policy Transition Group
RBA
Reserve Bank of Australia
SBR
Standard Business Reporting
SDR
Special Drawing Rights
SDT
Special Disability Trusts
SES
Senior executive service
SGLP
Strong growth, low pollution: modelling a carbon price report
SMSF
Self Managed Superannuation Fund
SPDS
Shorter Product Disclosure Statements
SPP
Specific Purpose Payment
SPV
Special Purpose Vehicle
TRYM
Treasury’s macroeconomic model of the Australian economy
US
United States